toe shoe


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toe shoe

n.
A ballet slipper with a hardened, reinforced toe that enables a dancer to perform or dance on the toes. Also called pointe shoe.
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Pale grey peep toe shoe boots, pounds 35, Limited Collection @ Marks & Spencer.
The insoles are constructed to fit comfortably and discreetly in a pump or open toe shoe. Other products in the women's line include a Clear Gel Insole, Open Style Insole, Clear Gel Ball-of-Foot Cushion and Clear Gel Heel Liner.
The square toe shoe is a contemporary fashion trend, which makes it obsolescent in nature.
L: Studded platform pounds 19, Primark M: Extreme square toe shoe pounds 30, Next N: Square toe pumps pounds 16, New Look O: Portfolio silver ball pumps pounds 25, Marks & Spencer P: Constance shoe pounds 90, Moda in Pelle
Christmas sequin 2-in-1 dress pounds 20, two-pack skinny belts pounds 3.50 and peep toe shoe boot pounds 20 from Matalan Christmas jade and black lace butterfly bow dress pounds 22 and peep toe shoe boot pounds 20.
This season, you'd be hard pressed to find a pointy toe shoe anywhere on the high street.
Some of the newer shoes, like Gaynor Minden, are said to last five times longer than the traditional toe shoe. However, if you prefer the old-fashioned kind, as many dancers do, then you can add a little floor shellac called Fabulon inside the shoe to harden the tips overnight.
All these carefully prepared characterizations led her naturally to the mime roles in the repertoire that she inherited when her toe shoe days were over.
She played a nervous young dancer, backstage, who keeps adjusting her painful toe shoe and falling out of pirouettes as she anticipates her auspicious first entrance.
Ballet San Jose has acquired all the sets, costumes, audiovisual archives, toe shoe inventory and other properties of the old San Jose Cleveland Ballet, including the sets for Nahat's Nutcracker.